Animal Sciences
Newsletter 2004


A Word from your Department Head

Faculty Highlights: Research in Animal Behavior and Welfare Nutrient Management for the Poultry Industry Models to Study Embryo Development Programs for the Beef Industry Research for Swine Nutrient Utilization and Management

Undergraduate Student Update and Undergraduate Scholarships

Activities: Careers in Animal Sciences Prophetstown Living Ag Museum Animal Industry Tour Department of Animal Sciences Clubs Animal Sciences Ambassadors Represent the Department Livestock Judging Team 2003 Horse Judging Dairy Judging Purdue Students Study the Animal Industry in Poland

Graduate Student Update: Graduate Student Awards Animal Sciences Graduate Student Association

Faculty Update: New Faculty Promotion Extension Coordinator Recent Retirements Recent Deaths

Faculty Awards: Faculty Nominees for School Awards Don Lay Selected Area Early Career Scientist by USDA Mark Russell Inducted into Book of Great Teachers Alan Sutton Honored with Meritorious Service Award Wayne Singleton Wins Hovde Award of Excellence Faculty and Staff International Participation

Retiree Update: Retiree News Retiree Activities and Departmental Involvement

Alumni & Friends Update: Bret Marsh Named Distinguished Ag Alumnus Four Individuals Receive the 2003 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Award Dr. Thomas F. Conner Selected to the Indiana Livestock Breeders Association Hall of Fame Mayo Family Gift to ILBA 2003 Animal Sciences Reunion Alumni & Friends Update

New Animal Education Park Being Considered

Let's Communicate: ANSC Contact Information What's New With You? Do You Know a Prospective Student? Supporting Animal Sciences


We hope this Newsletter has increased your enthusiasm and stirred your pride in the exciting research, extension and educational programs taking place in Purdue Animal Sciences. It is designed to provide information to our many alumni, students, staff and special friends. We would be delighted if you would fill out the information form and return it to us!

The Newsletter Committee: Co-Chairs Tip Cline and Barry Delks, Pat Jonas, Marlene Miller and Diane Patterson. A special thanks to Professor Emeritus Truman Martin for his editing assistance!


April 17-18 ... Gala Week, Spring Fest and Boiler Barnyard

August 11-22 ... Indiana State Fair

October 16 ... Animal Sciences Reunion and Purdue Homecoming

February 12, 2005 ... Ag Alumni Fish Fry

For additional calendar dates, see the ANSC Event Calendar at

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